The Secretary of State to the Minister in Liberia (Hood)
26. Referring to your 25—August 1—2 p.m.
Department is much concerned at failure to receive information as to Liberian finances called for in its cable of May 23 and again requested in its telegram July 13. It is also much disturbed by statement of Acting General Receiver that records are in such condition that information could not be given. Relative to foregoing you will say to Liberian Government that Department regards it as of utmost importance that financial information desired should be given at earliest possible date.
Department also awaits brief cable report of results of representations you were instructed in its telegram July 13 to make to Liberian Government.